S. K. Chadha

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This paper empirically examines whether certain corporate governance mechanisms are related to the probability of a company restating its earnings. We examine a sample of 159 U.S. public companies that restated earnings and an industry-size matched sample of control firms. We have assembled a novel, hand-collected dataset measuring corporate governance(More)
Exchange Commission for helpful comments. Jaclyn Whitehorn provided research assistance. We are grateful to Thomson Financial for providing earnings per share forecast data, available through the Institutional Brokers Estimate System. These data have been provided as part of a broad academic program to encourage earnings expectations research. Abstract(More)
Using a sample of 155 IPOs that delist due to performance-related reasons shortly after going public, this paper sheds light on the motives of entrepreneurs and early investors in taking their firm public. I empirically examine the actions of insiders over the entire public life of the IPO firm in order to understand whether they knowingly sell overvalued(More)
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